HERC Rentals Yard Worker in Midland, Texas

General Responsibilities:

Herc Rentals is a premier full-line equipment-rental company — providing our customers the equipment solutions they need to get their work done safely, confidently and cost effectively, while enabling them to conserve capital for their growth investments.

With over 50 years of equipment-rental expertise, approximately 4,500 employees, more than 280 branches and franchise locations around the world, Herc Rentals is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation; industrial & manufacturing; oil & gas; government & municipalities; construction, mining, & energy; remediation & restoration; emergency response; facilities; MRO; entertainment; and ground care.

We aspire to be the supplier, employer and investment of choice in our industry, with core values that promote a culture built on integrity, respect, teamwork, and accountability.

The purpose of the Yardworker position is to utilize the expertise of the candidate to support the needs of the branch in a professional, safe and timely manner. An individual in this position will work to keep all equipment clean and organized in order to provide our customers reliability, consistency and the highest standards possible. This individual is knowledgeable of heavy equipment and construction equipment. He/she has mastered the operating standards of the facility, the region and corporation.

Key responsibilities:

  • Clean, maintain and organize heavy equipment, construction equipment and various pieces of machinery

  • Review special orders from management

  • Read invoices and shipping statements and file them properly

  • Deliver/pick-up of parts and equipment from various locations.

  • Assist in the loading/unloading of rental equipment

  • Maintain work area and yard area in an organized manner

  • Assist with service and maintenance record keeping

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Mandatory Requirements:


  • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record

Educational Background:

  • High school diploma and/or GED

Professional Experience:

  • 1 to 2 years of general labor experience, preferably in the equipment rental, construction or light industrial markets


  • Possesses general knowledge of gas and diesel engines, assorted tools and powered equipment and various machine layouts


  • Understands the importance of time management, standards of operating procedures, owner’s manuals and product/warning labels

  • Ability to operate large, heavy machinery

  • Ability to handle assorted tools properly and safely

  • Ability to lift 50+ pounds

  • Customer service skills


  • Team oriented

  • General maintenance abilities

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Must exhibit a high level of safety consciousness and a clear understanding of equipment safety

  • Good communication

  • Sense of urgency

  • Stress management

If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding career with a growth-oriented company, Herc Rentals is the right place for you! As an industry leader, Herc Rentals offers the opportunity for training, development, and advancement. In addition, we offer highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including a generous vacation program. Apply today to be part of a team built for success!

Preferred Requirements :

Herc Rentals is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employment is contingent on the successful completion of drug and background screening.

EEO/AA: Females/Minorities/Disabled/Veterans

Job ID 121845

# Positions 1

Location US - TX - Midland

Category HERC Operations